Whisky Gift Ideas for Easter
Adelphi Salted Caramel Chocolates
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Made in collaboration with 'Adelphi Fine Chocolate' who are based in the heart of Christchurch city, these decadent Whisky Salted Caramels are the ultimate whisky gift. Under the hard dark chocolate shell there is an oozy, and very delectable, salted caramel filling that has a generous slug of Adelphi Scotch whisky added to it. Adelphi Fine Choc...
An Cnoc 18 years old 46%
This latest release from the Knockdhu distillery has been selected from American oak and sherry casks after 18 years of maturation. This is a heavier dram, with the sherry casks bringing a dried fruit, chocolate and ripe orange flavour and aroma to the classic notes of vanilla, honey and summer fruits. The aftertaste is full of spices and is dis...
Bladnoch 'Adela' 15 years old 46.7%
Matured exclusively in Oloroso sherry casks, Adela is a new expression from the Bladnoch distillery in the Lowland's of Scotland. The delicate spirit produced at Bladnoch has been made rich and deep from the sherry casks, offering flavours of walnuts and toffee pudding, hints of chocolate and dried fruits. The palate is weighty and smooth, leavi...
Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva 40%
Region: Venezuelan rum
Diplomatico's Reserva Exclusiva is a complex blend of copper pot still rums that have been aged in oak barrels for up to 12 years. It has a characterful sweet nose, showing notes of fruit cake, vanilla ice cream, cocoa, toffee and sweet spices. This all leads onto the palate which is rich and extremely well balanced with some chocolate, orange a...
GlenDronach 'Allardice' 18 years old 46%
Matured for 18 years in old Spanish Oloroso sherry casks, this whisky has a rich and incredibly complex flavour, with syrupy dark stewed fruit, dark cherries and raisins all carried by a silky smooth mouthfeel that becomes intensely chocolatey, nutty and earthy in the finish. One of Scotland's very finest single malts and a benchmark of the robu...
GlenDronach 'Original' 12 years old 43%
Situated just outside of Huntly in the highlands of Scotland, the GlenDronach distillery has since 1826 produced a style of whisky that is renowned for its rich, heavy character. Notes of dried fruit (raisins, sultanas) followed by a big dollop of heavy toffee and sherry lead into hints of dark chocolate/cocoa. A perfect introduction to the dist...
Glenlivet 'Nadurra' Oloroso Batch OL0317 60.3%
Part of the 'Nadurra' series, meaning 'natural' in gaelic, this small batch release from The Glenlivet has been exclusively matured in Oloroso Sherry casks which helps deliver flavours of dried fruits, warming spices and dark chocolate. The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, a characteristic the distillery is famed for - most definitely one for the...
Glenmorangie 'Quinta Ruban' 12 years old 46%
Enjoy the bouquet of Quinta Ruban for the first time and be immediately transported to the Mediterranean landscape of a Portuguese Quinta where to escape the searing heat of the vineyard you take refuge in the dark, cool cellars of the great port wine houses of the Douro valley. Still resonating with the rich, velvety aroma of ruby port, Glenmor...
Glenrothes 'Gordon & MacPhail' Discovery 11 years old 43%
This 11 year old Glenrothes is an excellent addition to the Gordon & MacPhail 'Discovery' range. An example of everything you'd want from a sherry cask matured whisky; on the nose there is a distinctive note reminiscent of a box of Sun-Maid raisins and rich toffee. To taste, raspberries and blackberries mingle with hints of cinnamon and char...
Longmorn 16 years old 48%
The long-awaited Longmorn 16 year old is finally on NZ shelves. Released in 2005 to replace the Longmorn 14, this whisky is seldom seen in NZ and we are delighted to have it back in stock. Chocolate and oranges are the hallmark of this great Speyside distillery, and it comes presented in one of the smartest bottles we've ever seen.
Longrow 18 years old 2019 Release 46%
Made from heavily peated barley at Springbank distillery in Campbeltown, this new release of Longrow 18 years old was matured in 75% Sherry casks and 25% Bourbon casks. Sweet and salty aromas of tablet and salted jerky combine heather, parmaham and smoked applewood cheddar. Lemon zest and coffee beans on the palate with clotted cream and a hint ...
Penderyn 'Portwood' Welsh Single Malt 46%
Finished in Portwood, this whisky from Penderyn is bottled at 46%. The richness of this whisky is first apparent in the nose with dried fruits, dark chocolate, cranberries and toasty oak. The palate adds a creamy texture with honey and warming spices emerging. The finish is sweet and lingering with gentle notes of soft oak.
Springbank 18 years old 46%
This whisky embodies the classic Springbank distillery style. Rich and creamy to start with vanilla, ripe summer fruits and marzipan before a hint of salt and smoke creeps through. Springbank's famous oily coconutty taste develops with time and is joined by a note of dark chocolate and a trace of briny peat smoke and pepper. An absolute delight ...